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2017 Engineering World Health Symposium
Fri, 20 January 2017, 8:45 AM – 5:30 PM EST
Poster submission & registration by January 16th!
The annual EWH Symposium aims to expose the UofT community to current global health initiatives. This year, speakers will share inspiring stories of how ideas emerged and strategies to maximize impact of new technologies in the future. The symposium spans a full day of lectures, panel discussions, workshops, networking opportunities, and a poster session. For more details on the plenary talks, speakers, and workshops, visit our website!
Participants can register for each individual session, so please join us even if you can’t commit to the full day event!
This year, our speaker lineup includes:
Plenary Session–Origins (09:30-11:30):
"Saving Lives, Time and Money Using 3D Printing, Drones, Robotics, and Telemedicine"
Founder, Taurus 3D, Technical Director, Medical Makers, & Project Manager, 3D4MD
"Improving Access to Clean and Safe Drinking Water Through Technology"
PhD candidate, Drinking Water Research Group, University of Toronto
"Dual Purpose Condensers to Provide Potable Water"
Mech 1T9, Dept. Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto
Concurrent Workshop 1–Origins (13:15-14:45):
"What's Your Problem?!–Tackling challenges in complex healthcare systems"
Consultant, Reos Partners & Co-founder, Journey CX
Concurrent Workshop 2–Opportunities (13:15-14:45):
"Designing a better healthcare experience: a quick intro"
Co-founder, Hacking Health & Manager, Health Ecosystem Partnerships, MaRS
Senior Associate, MaRS EXCITE
Plenary Session–Opportunities (15:15-17:15):
"Maximizing Outcomes from Academic Discoveries in Regenerative Medicine"
Dr. Emily Titus
Director, Technology Development, Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine
"Cell-free Synthetic Biology in Human Health"
Dr. Keith Pardee
Assistant Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
"From 3D-Bioprinting of Planar and Ductular Materials Towards Solving Problems"
Dr. Axel Guenther
Associate Professor, Dept. Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Inst. of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Want to know more about Symposium? Check out our blog post from last year!